Absolute Coverings

Commercial Flooring UK

Monday 25th of September 2017

Phone Number: 01327 855 440

Mobile Number: 07880 736 528

Wood Flooring

Wood flooring is popular flooring type. Wooden floors have a formal look, nice and warm which is ideal for all types of rooms. They are also environmentally friendly and affordable. The best part is, there are different kind of variety available. 

They are also relatively easy to keep clean. In addition, wood floors increase the value of the house and therefore investment. These days, the wooden floor is designed in  unique and custom designs. This includes   borders, medallions, painting options, mixed media  and exotic woods.

There are some things you should consider when choosing wood flooring: 

  • The budget 
  • The type of wood to use
  • Style or design 
  • Traffic use
  • Where the floor is installed  
  • The paint on the walls 
  • The rest of the floor 
  • Type of maintenance that may be required

Other issues to consider are: how the installation will go, if the contractor is licensed and guarantees and warranties.

There are different styles, types of cutting (apartment / room / spray) and degrees (clear / select / common / first / second / third) of hardwood floors. 

There are different styles of wooden floors: 

Parquet

This is a series of pieces floors arranged in geometric designs

Hardwood boards

These are linear and wider planks of wood

Different types of wood floors are acrylic impregnated wood flooring or engineered wood flooring. We also offer solid wood flooring, pre-finished floor unfinished wood and solid wood. 

Wooden floors are also classified according to the type of installation:

These include float, beautiful and nailed / stapled. Other differences are the dimensions, patterns and colors (ash, maple, pear, walnut, plum, white oak, bamboo, beech, mahogany). 

There are also exotic hardwoods such as birch, cherry, white oak, maple and common oak. Different types of wood combine to make custom wooden floors.

The styles of wood floors also vary by room type. Custom design such as characteristic lines, medallions, borders and accents are ideal for homes or lobbies, because these are formal rooms.

The colours in lighter woods are ideal for living rooms and dining rooms. While dark colours are good for kitchens and family rooms. Dark colours are also suitable for rooms and offices.  But the wood has to be stronger than these rooms contain heavy furniture that is likely to move frequently.

If you want wood floors we can help with the installation and refinishing hardwood floors.